Former 3TV sportscaster Mike Chamberlin entertains with his guitar and friends in HOBI Museum fundraiser, Dec. 12

Join Mike Chamberlin, whom Valley viewers know for his many years reporting and anchoring sports on KTVK-TV (Channel 3) and KPHO-TV (Channel 5) in Phoenix, in his retirement role as full-time entertainer in a Dec. 12 benefit for the House of Broadcasting Inc. Museum.

Mike Chamberlin. Courtesy Mike Chamberlin, singingtvguy.com

Mike Chamberlin. Courtesy Mike Chamberlin, singingtvguy.com

“Mike Chamberlin & Friends” is 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in Kendal Hall at Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N. Central Ave., Phoenix.

Chamberlin, who since retiring in 2008 has focused on spiritual singing, will be joined by local celebrities Pat McMahon, Al McCoy, Buddy Owens and Dick Moore. The evening’s master of ceremonies will be KTVK’s morning-show host Scott Pasmore.

Copies of Chamberlin’s book, God Has a Sense of Humor for Heaven’s Sake, and his CDs of Christmas songs and songs of the World War II era will be available for purchase.

Proceeds from tickets at $10 per person (children 12 and younger are free) support the HOBI Museum in Scottsdale, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

For information or reservations call 480-893-1324 or email pschu@q.com.

HOBI speaker series features Medoff, Craft

House of Broadcasting (HOBI) presents HOBIā€™s Meet and Greet, a guest speaker series featuring media personalities and others who have made significant contributions within their industry. The first speaking engagement in the series will be 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, with Norman J. Medoff, professor and director, School of Communication, Northern Arizona University; and John Craft, professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University.

Medoff and Craft, both highly respected educators within the world of communications, will talk about the latest industry standards and trends as well as insights into education today. There will also be an open forum for questions and answers. The event takes place at the House of Broadcasting, 7150 E. 5th Ave., Floor 2, Scottsdale. RSVP requested at 602-944-1997.

For more information, see www.houseofbroadcasting.com.